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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Mar 26, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 837

Fine Pair Philadelphia Chippendale Mahogany Side Chairs

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Pennsylvania, 1760-1780, each with serpentine scrolled crest with scrolled ears centering a stylized leafy shell, over pierced splat with scrolled flutes, leaf carved knees with leaf carved and scrolled returns, ball and claw feet, one chair retaining original slip seat, chairs variously marked "II" and "III", 40-1/4 in.

Provenance: Property Deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation from the Joseph and June Hennage Collection; all proceeds to benefit the Joseph and June Hennage Collection Acquisition Fund


very good condition overall, chair II retaining original slip seat, one replaced seat block, bumps and wear at knees and toes, crack and possible patch at one front foot, wear to carving at knees and feet; chair III with modern slip seat, one side knee return likely restored